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Kirsten Dunst Put on Weight for a Role Thanks to Netflix and Cheese

Photo: Randy Holmes/Getty Images
Photo: Randy Holmes/Getty Images

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Kirsten Dunst dangled her diet of various breads and cheeses before Hollywood's most juice-fueled actors while appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Dunst revealed that just by eating and acting like a normal human, she was able to better inhabit her role on Fargo, where she plays a married beautician named Peggy Blomquist in 1976.

When asked whether packing on the pounds was a total "nightmare," Dunst described a heavenly day in life of prepping for the FX show, which might also resemble your winter to-do list. She said:

Listen, I was in Calgary. It was cold. And so I ordered in a lot of pizza, lot of Thai...grilled cheese. I just had different cheeses and breads together. And now I'm like "Yeah, I gained weight for this role" but really I just sat in my bed, watched Friday Night Lights, and like...ate.

Netflix and cheese is the new old Netflix and chill.